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Jamaica Statistics Symposium & Pre-Conference Workshop

Event Date: 
Oct 30 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Nov 1 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Jamaica Statistics Symposium (JSS) Secretariat of the Epidemiology Research Unit in the Tropical Medicine Research Institute presents a One-day Microsoft Excel workshop and a Two Day Jamaica Statistics Symposium.

October 30, 8:30a.m. to  4:30 p.m.: Microsoft Excel Workshop at the Hopwood Computer Centre, UWI, Mona Campus, 

October 31st - November 1st: Jamaica Statistics Symposium, at the Knutsford Court Hotel

Special features include: Basic/Advanced Data Management & Analysis; Special short Computer Technology workshops as Symposium Presentations; Exposure to Career Development opportunities in the field of Statistics; Expose’ on Appropriate Use of Statistical Methodology.

 

Venue: 
Hopwood Computer Centre, UWI, Mona Campus & Knutsford Court Hotel
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Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Jamaica Statistics Symposium Secretariat
Tel: 
977-6151-2 ext 227 or 927 1660-9 ext 2457

Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Event Date: 
Sep 26 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: 
CETL's Training Room (upstairs the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre)
Target Audience: 
General Public
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Contact Information
Damian Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
ext 2341, 2730 or 935-8341

The UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture 2013

Event Date: 
Oct 10 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The UWI, in partnership with Guardian Life Limited, Guardian Group, will be hosting the 5th UWI/Guardian Life Premium Teaching Lecture on October 10, 2013. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Dave Yearwood, Professor and Chair of the Technology Department of the University of North Dakota.

 

Venue: 
Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre, Gold Room
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Damion Facey/Metz Peterkin
Tel: 
935-8341 or extensions 2341, 2730

Plagiarism Workshop

Event Date: 
Sep 12 2013 - 2:00pm

The Faculty of Medical Sciences in collaboration with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and The Library presents A PLAGIARISM WORKSHOP “Plagiarism: What every Graduate Supervisor and Student need to know”. Admission is FREE

Download event flyer HERE.

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex,
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
Sherida Cohen, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies
Tel: 
927-1297

UWI Student Leaders' Workshop

Event Date: 
Aug 15 2013 - 8:00am - Aug 16 2013 - 4:15pm

The UWI Student Leaders workshop for student leaders aims to develop strong leaders and critical thinkers who will make meaningful contributions to national and regional development.
This year, for the first time, students from other tertiary level institutions are invited. Speakers include Mrs. Sandra Galsgow, Leachim Semaj, Tracy Robinson, Dr. Karen Carpenter, among others. 

Venue: 
Social Science Lecrture Theatre
Target Audience: 
Students
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Contact Information
Sassah Gaye McPherson
Tel: 
977 7079

Rastafari Studies Conference and General Assembly: Pre-Gathering

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Aug 9 2013 - 11:00am
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Aug 10 2013 - 7:00pm
Event Date: 
Aug 11 2013 - 8:30am

The Rastafari Studies Conference and General Assembly which runs from Monday August 12 to Friday August 16, starts with a Pre-Gathering on Friday, August 9th.
 
Pre-Gathering
DAY 1Friday August 9, 2013
Theme: Organize & CentraliseCoordinator/Chair: Priest ForresterEABIC        
11: 00 am - 3: 00 pm - Tour & Reasoning 6:00 pm - Sabbath begins
DAY 2Saturday August 10, 2013
Theme: RepatriationCoordinator/Chair: Priest ForresterEABIC        

Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Rastafari Studies Unit,
Tel: 
(876) 970 - 6209 or (876) 977-1951

'I Believe' Initiative's Animation Training for youth

Event Date: 
Jul 22 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Jul 26 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

The Governor-General's I Believe Initiative (IBI) will embark on the final leg of animation training for youth at the county level in Jamaica.  The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), at the University of the West Indies Mona, Western Jamaica Campus (UWI-WJC), will host the IBI’s County of Cornwall workshop from July 22 - 26. The five-day training course is fruit of IBI’s partnership with the University of the West Indies, Canada’s Toon Boom Animation and Jamaica’s GSW Animation.  Each workshop participant will receive basic training in manipulating the Toon Boom Animation Harmony software under the guidance of Facilitator and Animator Robert Reid.

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Mona, Western Jamaica Campus (UWI-WJC)
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UWI Mona Orientation 2013

Event Date: 
Jul 28 2013 (Time To Be Announced) - Aug 30 2013 (Time To Be Announced)

Orientation 2013 is designed to aid new students in their transition to UWI Mona.
 
Please note the following dates for Orientation Activities for different groups of UWI Mona students and related stakeholders
 
Sunday, July 28: Parents and Family
Monday, August 19: Regional and International Students
Tuesday, August 20: Regional and International Students
Wednesday, August 21: Parents and family (repeat)
Thursday, August 22: General Orientation for All New Undergraduate Students
Friday, August 23: General Orientation for All New Undergraduate Students

Venue: 
Main Venue: Large tent by the Old Library
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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Contact Information
OSSD (Office of Student Services and Development)
Tel: 
927 2793 - 4

The Jamaica Psychiatric Association's Annual Conference: Mental Wellness - Revitalising Our Communities

Event Date: 
Aug 11 2013 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

The JPA's Annual Conference's topics for discussion include:
Community Interventions in Mental Health: Prof. Wendel Abel (Psychiatrist, UWI)
Secondary Care Approaches to Mental Wellness: Dr. Terrence Bernard (Psychiatrist, KPH)
Parenting and its Impact on the Mental Health of Our Children: Dr. Gillian Lowe (Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, UWI)
Collaborating for Mental Wellness in Western Jamaica: Dr. Lisabeth Crossman (Psychiatrist, WRHA)
Medical Ethics: Dr. Alan Barnett (Anaesthetist, UWI)

Venue: 
University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching Complex, Level 1 Conference Room
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Ms. Sherane Peart
Tel: 
927-2492

Workshop: Writing a scientific abstract

Event Date: 
Jun 28 2013 - 8:30am

The Faculty of Medical Sciences Research Day Committee Presents a half day Workshop on 'Writing A Scientific Abstract'.

Get the scoop from the experts who review abstracts


 Find out how the abstracts are rated
 Get tips on how to write your abstract.
 Get CME Credits

COST: $3,500. Postgraduates pay $2000

Download the application form here.

Venue: 
Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex, Mona Campus
Target Audience: 
Staff
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Students
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General Public
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Contact Information
Cassandra Smith or Georgiana Gordon-Strachan
Tel: 
927-1297, 927-2556

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